Specialist in Medical Oncology

  • £80,693 - £91,584
  • South West
  • Fixed

We’re so excited to be shortlisting for a Specialist post based in the South West on a permanent contract, which will offer an overseas doctor a three-year Certificate of Sponsorship and Visa, as well as long-term job security. The post primarily covers Urology and Acute Oncology, and however there may be some flexibility here for the right doctor and applicants in Clinical Oncology will also be considered. You will be allocated a clinical and education supervisor who will help you wish continued professional development in Oncology. It’s a 10PA job plan with no out-of-hours commitments or on-calls which allows an excellent work-life balance. The following duties and responsibilities can be expected:

  • Clinically managing Urological cancers
  • Caring for outpatients at all cancer stages
  • Prescribing SACT
  • Planning and delivering radiotherapy if relevant
  • Providing senior oncology support in the Acute Oncology Unit
  • Contributing to multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Partaking in board rounds and clinical review
  • Partaking in quality improvement and audit projects
  • Supervising and teaching juniors/nurses/medical students
  • Managing patients within clinical trials participating in clinical trial projects
  • Supporting Professional Activities

Key Details

  • Salary: £80,693 - £91,584
  • Location: Southwest
  • Contract: Permanent

Cancer Centre

This is a bespoke leading cancer centre which offers services to the local cancer network with a population of over 2 million. The centre is very well-staffed, with over 30 committed consultants in Oncology, and a team of junior and middle grade doctors. SACT services includes a purpose-built in-patient unit, out-patient clinics, and an acute oncology unit. The acute oncology services are supported by junior doctors and advanced nurse practitioners.

There is an advanced radiotherapy department which receives referrals from across the region. Some of the facilities it offers are 5 linear accelerators, 4-D CT/MRI based conformal radiotherapy, portal imaging, 2D kV and cone beam CT, and brachytherapy, Varian HDR GammaMed machine, molecular radiotherapy, and intra- and extra-cranial stereotactic radiosurgery. It is also a superregional centre for intracranial SRS and has a well-established SABR service.

The centre encourages clinical research and there are established links with the local Universities to develop and expand cancer research. The centre is also home to a clinical trials unit which is very active and employs dedicated nurses, co-ordinators, and radiographers. A forum for research meets regularly to review on-going clinical trials and new trials proposals.


  • The Trust is based in an exciting and cosmopolitan city with plenty of shops, leisure, sports, cultural activities, and places to eat/drink
  • The area is extremely forward-thinking and multicultural, and offers an array of religious amenities
  • It’s very family-friendly and there is a selection of state and grammar schools for all ages to choose from. You’ll also find one of the UK’s top Universities.
  • Surrounding the city is beautiful countryside as well as beaches, forests, lakes, and rivers
  • There are excellent rail and road links across the UK and an international airport


  • Full GMC Registration (or invitation to ID check) – essential
  • Minimum 12 years post-graduate experience and 6-years specialty specific experience in Oncology – essential
  • MRCP (UK) or equivalent post-graduate medical qualification – desirable

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Consultant in Clinical Oncology role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new Consultant in Clinical Oncology role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new Oncology role in the NHS including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this opportunity or if you would like to discuss your search for work and seek advice on other available posts then please send a copy of your most recent CV to oncology@bdiresourcing.com and one of the specialist oncology team will be in touch to discuss your options.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best with your job search.

Rich Halliday Managing Consultant

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